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Re: Security Issues in perl-5.16.x

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John Imrie
October 3, 2012 11:13
Re: Security Issues in perl-5.16.x
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On 03/10/2012 11:16, Leon Timmermans wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 1:32 AM, Jesse Luehrs <> wrote:
>> The point that Chip is making is: how would you propose stopping package
>> names from containing nulls? Packages are just hashes internally.
>> Should all packages get set uvar magic that dies if the key contains a
>> null or something like that? That seems pretty ugly.
> Agreed. I'm not seeing any inherent reason why package names shouldn't
> be allowed to contain binary data.
I have a compelling reason why we should allow 'binary' data.

How would this end up in the Stash.

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